Tour in hand: Free app puts history at fingertips

Tour in hand: Free app puts history at fingertips

 It all started at the world’s largest cigar sculpture located at 616 Louisa St. “There are tons of historic properties in Key West,” said Historic Markers founder Bruce Neff. “We wanted to find the heritage of each site, and then we added the markers to let people know why it’s important.” The markers, 120 of […]

Step up to the plate

Step up to the plate

Pops Stiglitz’s legacy continues Pops Stiglitz continues to be remembered fondly as a family man, and major supporter of Marathon High School and Stanley Switlik Elementary. The Career and Technical Center at Marathon High School is named in his honor — “Pop’s Place.” His memory also lives on through the annual Pops Stiglitz coed softball […]

Jazz-Age Retrospectacular

Jazz-Age Retrospectacular

Schedule: Friday, March 31: Mystery theater at Mangoes Restaurant. Saturday, April 1: Multimedia jazz noir concert at The Studios of Key West. Sunday, April 2: Swing dance lessons at Bottle Cap’s Blue Room Rock Solomon brings vintage era to life It’s an era that isn’t easily forgotten, filled with jazz music, women puffing on skinny […]

In memory: Jessica Lynn Irwin

In memory: Jessica Lynn Irwin

August 11, 1984 – March 11, 2017 Yesterday I wrote the hardest 135 words of my life – my best friend’s obituary. Today isn’t any easier. It all began in the front row in Ms. Young’s fourth grade class. She was a tiny blonde, too talkative, free spirit sitting right next to the goodie-goodie-cried-when-she-forgot-her-homework me. […]

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